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Old 04-11-2009, 10:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default New comp acting weird...

My brother-in-law bought all the parts he needs to build his new computer and we put it together. He's got a PC Chips A13G motherboard and an EVGA videocard.

Whenever we turn the computer on it's like his computer isn't sending any kind of signal to the monitor. We've tried it with the videocard, the onbaord, the onboard without the videocard in and we're getting nothing. Also, his computer won't stay on for longer than a minute. We turn it on and it'll run, everything is getting power and then it'll turn itself off. We thought it might be a power issue but he's got a 500 watt power supply.

Any suggestions?

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check temps and make sure the heatsink is properly attached.
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